Frosty Friday

Kick off your holiday season with all day shopping in Downtown Frederick! Parking in downtown will be FREE, shops & eateries will be open early and stay open late, plus there is a free trolley that circulates downtown every 15 minutes to make your day a breeze.

Special events include horse-drawn carriage rides (purchase tickets in advance at, a festive kick-off at 9AM, caroling and live music, all-day shopping, and more! Stay tuned for a complete look at the day’s events.


Thank you to our friends at Mayne’s Tree Farm, Woodsboro Bank and Plamondon Hospitality Partners for making Frosty Friday possible.

Frosty Friday Carriage Rides

Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride around Downtown Frederick! Each carriage ride lasts approximately 20 minutes and can accommodate up to 12 passengers. Rides are $12 per passenger. Small children under the age of 3 can ride in your lap without a ticket.

Location: Carriage will leave every 30 minutes from 124 N Market St in front of Brewer’s Alley. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled ride time to check in. We need to maintain our schedule and will not be able to wait for late arrivals so plan accordingly.

Buy Carriage Ride Tickets

Holiday Lights Unveiling

Join us at sundown at the 7th Street Fountain to celebrate Downtown Frederick’s new holiday lights! There will be activities for all ages, hot cocoa and good cheer as we light up downtown with thousands of sparkling new lights. Curious about the holiday lights project? Learn more at



November 23, 2018 8:00 AM


November 23, 2018 9:00 PM

Fees & Tickets

Frosty Friday Carriage Rides

Horse-drawn Carriage Rides, 10am-3pm

Event Venue


Downtown Frederick, MD